When we hear a song from a particular movie or TV show, we are instantly transported to a memorable scene or reminded of an emotion we felt while watching it. Soundtracks and film scores have the power to evoke so many things and bring our favourite films and series to life. These Candlelight concerts in Manchester are celebrating the influence of music composed for the screen at magnificent venues across the city.
Between the breathtaking architecture of venues like Manchester Cathedral and Hallé St Peter’s, a sea of candles, and talented musicians, you just might feel like you are in a movie yourself.
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Candlelight Christmas: Love Actually, Home Alone & More at Concorde Conference Centre & Manchester Cathedral
There are few better ways to get into the Christmas spirit than by watching one of our favourite Christmas films. This December, Candlelight is joining in with the festivities with these enchanting candlelit tributes to Love Actually, Home Alone and more.
Songs including “Let It Snow”, “Rocking Around the Christmas Tree” and “Jingle Bells” have provided the soundtrack for some of our favourite Christmas movies, adding an extra sprinkle of magic to the already incredibly festive films. Talented musicians will be putting a classical twist on these songs and more at these holly jolly Candlelight concerts that will be lighting up Halle St Peter’s and Concorde Conference Centre this December.
Joe Hisaishi is a Japanese composer, musical director, pianist, and conductor. Known for his lengthy association with Studio Ghibli, Hisaishi has composed pieces for over 100 films. An expert at storytelling, his music is rich in nostalgia and emotional depth. This Candlelight tribute to Joe Hisaishi features classical renditions of some of his most famous works from films such as Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, and Princess Mononoke.
Hans Zimmer is a name that requires no introduction. Cinemagoers are more than familiar with the German composer’s famous works composed for the likes of Madagascar, Gladiator, Sherlock Holmes, The Lion King, and more. Talented musicians are coming to Manchester Cathedral to recreate some of Zimmer’s most memorable pieces. Transport yourself to some of your favourite scenes at this spectacular Candlelight tribute to a musical genius.
Is there anything more relaxing than sitting in a candlelit setting surrounded by beautiful architecture and listening to classical music? Candlelight concerts provide the perfect opportunity to unwind at stunning venues while allowing the familiar melodies of your favorite films and tv shows to wash over you.
Find the perfect Candlelight concert in Manchester honoring soundtracks that suit your schedule. With a range of performances coming to Manchester Cathedral and Hallé St Peter’s, you’re certain to find the ideal show for you.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.